Dr. Michael Nelson, MD

Dr. Michael Nelson, MD

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Dr. Michael Nelson, MD is a pulmonologist in Shawnee Mission, KS and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

8901 W 74th St Ste 390

Shawnee Mission, KS 66204

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medico
  • National Elevator
  • Thrivent Financial
  • 2 More

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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cough
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Cough more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Sleep Apnea more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Sleep Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking

Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Nelson, MD is a pulmonologist in Shawnee Mission, KS and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Education

Ku Med
Fellowship Hospital
Ku Med
Residency Hospital
1985
University of Kansas / School of Medicine
Medical School
1985

Awards

Dr. Nelson's Reviews

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4.0

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5 Stars
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1 Star
25%
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I've been with Dr. Nelson for 20 years and always feel like he gives me the time at our appointments that I deserve. One of the finest doctors in Kansas City
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Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medico
National Elevator
Thrivent Financial
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
USI Affinity